Flannigan averaged 22.5 points and 12.1 rebounds per game for the Bearcats and was the first Dexter player named SEMO Conference Player of the Year. The senior helped the Bearcats to a first place finish in the Stoddard County Conference Tournament and has signed to play at Lafayette next season.
Hatchett was the leading scorer on Sikeston's Class 4 state championship team, averaging 12.3 points per game. He also grabbed 6.8 rebounds and had 3.7 assists per game, helping the Bulldogs to a 30-0 record. Hatchett has signed to play basketball at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Kleffer took over as the focal point of the Rebel offense and shined, pouring in 28.4 points per game while grabbing 7 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists per game as well. Kleffer scored over 1,500 points in his career and was named all-state as well as all-region and all-conference his senior season.
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Porter was a man among boys for most of his games, scoring 30 points and pulling down 14 rebounds per game for the state champion Braves. One of the top recruits in the country, Porter was the most dominant player in the area, signing a letter of intent to play at Georgetown next year.
Tucker was the top scorer for the Bluejays, putting in 21 points per game and grabbing six rebounds per contest. Just a junior, Tucker was the go-to guy for Charleston and helped lead them to a third place finish in Class 3 while being named all-state, all-region and all-conference.
The lightning quick guard was the driving force behind Sikeston's famed defense wreaking havoc throughout their press. Howard averaged 4.3 steals per game and was Sikeston's second-leading scorer with 11.7 points per game. He also chipped in 3.4 assists per game.
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In the off chance teammate Otto Porter would struggle, Johnson would be there to pick up the slack. Johnson was the Braves' second-leading scorer averaging 13.7 points and 1.6 steals a game. He also worked as Scott Central's floor general averaging seven assists per game.
Pavy led Risco to their second-straight Class 1, District 1 title even after graduation hit the Tigers hard a season ago. Pavy seemed to be everywhere on the floor for Risco averaging 21.2 points per game, 7.2 rebounds a game, 4.8 assists and 3.5 steals. He also shot 55 percent from the floor.
Porter was the unquestionable leader of the unbeaten Sikeston Bulldogs. Porter averaged 10.1 points per game as well as 7.2 rebounds a game. He saved his biggest performance for the biggest stage leading Sikeston with 24 points on 8 of 13 shooting in 28 minutes played during the Class 4 title game.
When Treadwell was on his game, the Portageville Bulldogs had a great chance to beat anyone. The sure-handed senior led the Bulldogs with 18.6 points a game and was a first-team all-conference selection. He averaged 4.5 rebounds and three steals a game as well.
Carter was arguably the best perimeter shooter in the area. The Bluejays' deep threat averaged 14.4 points per game with most of his contributions coming from behind the 3-point line. He sank 42 percent of his 3-point attempts all while helping the Bluejays to a third-place finish in Class 3.
Acting as Scott City's go-to guy, Cotner answered the bell each time. The junior averaged 18 points per game as well as 11 rebounds a game. He added three steals, three assists and two blocked shots a game as well in leading the Rams to a district championship appearance.
The senior seemed to always step up when the Bulldogs needed a jolt. Utilizing his superior outside shooting abilities, Holifield averaged 10.4 points per game and was key in Sikeston's state championship season. Holifield has signed to play basketball for Three Rivers College.
Leading Oran to a sectional game appearance against New Haven, Oran's big man was their go-to scorer. Morrow led the Eagles with 19 points a game and 10 rebounds a game. He was also a defensive force blocking 6 shots per game as well. He led Oran to a 19-9 record.
As only a sophomore, Parham proved he was better than his short time with the Bluejays could have allowed. The point guard controlled every aspect of Charleston's game from hard-nosed defense to unparalleled court vision which led to 5.6 assists per game. He also averaged nine points a game.
Top Offensive Player: Otto Porter, SCC
Top Defensive Player: Darryl Howard, Sikeston
Best Clutch Performer: Will Holifield, Sikeston
Best Slam Dunker: Otto Porter, SCC
Top Rebounder: Otto Porter, SCC
Top Shot Blocker: Otto Porter, SCC
Best 3-point Shooter: Jerry Carter, Charleston
Best Senior: Otto Porter, SCC
Best Junior: Greg Tucker, Charleston
Best Sophomore: Ryan Parham, Charleston
Best Freshman: Jordon Pavy, Risco
Most Physical: Corey Porter, Sikeston
Biggest spark off bench: Vashawn Ruffin, Sikeston
Most Flamboyant: Chris Pavy, Risco
Best Team Leader: Corey Porter, Sikeston
Top Ball Handler: Ryan Parham, Charleston
Most Underrated Player: Alex Crowe, Chaffee
Best FT Shooter: Terry Jamison, Sikeston
Most Improved: Datrae Hicks, NMCC
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Game of the Year: Sikeston over St. Francis Borgia 74-55 for the Class 4 state title on March 12
Coach of the Year:
Gregg Holifield, Sikeston
Top Individual Performance:
Otto Porter, 41 points, 11 rebounds and 6 steals in a 89-55 win over Maplewood on Feb. 19.
About the team
The 2010-11 All-Standard Democrat Boys Basketball Team was selected by the Standard Democrat sports department. Teams in our coverage area include: Sikeston, Chaffee, Charleston, Delta, Dexter, East Prairie, Kelly, Oran, Portageville, Richland, Risco, Scott City and Scott Central.